Ogyen Trinley Dorje actually agreed to this last year when he recognized Traleg Rinpoche’s reincarnation

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Background.

“China’s policy for Tibetan monasteries, first introduced in 1962, provides that all monasteries are supposed to be run by monks – under close governmental supervision, but with only indirect involvement of officials. The policy was abandoned during the Cultural Revolution (from 1966 to 1979 in Tibet), when almost all monasteries were closed and many were physically destroyed.”

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The turning of Thrangu, Akong and Khenpo Karthar Rinpoches.

“The policy allowing nominal self-rule of monasteries was reinstated in the early 1980s and had been upheld ever since. China’s constitution guarantees freedom of religious belief, but control over religious activities of ethnic minority groups such as Tibetans and Uighurs has always been markedly more severe.”

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The CCP’s recognition of Ogyen Trinley Dorje as 17th Karmapa.

“Under the previous policy, all places of worship, including Tibetan monasteries, have until now been administered by a structure called the ‘Democratic Management Committee.’ Although the nomination and selection of the committee members are controlled by government and party officials (and rigid political constraints are imposed on the nominees), the committees were comprised of monks who had at least been elected by their own community.”

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Present.

“The new system now requires an unelected ‘Management Committee’– also referred to as zhusi danwei/gongzuozu(‘monastic government work-unit’)– to be established in every monastery, with up to 30 lay officials stationed in each monastery, depending on the size of the institution, according to a February 15, 2012 article in the government-run Global Times. The new ‘Management Committees’ will run the monasteries and will have authority over the previous ‘Democratic Management Committees,’ which will now be responsible for rituals and other matters.

The new arrangement is referred to as ‘the combination of management by administration with self-rule’ in monasteries and means that ‘officials are selected and sent to manage the monastery together with the monks.’ In monasteries that are at ‘grassroots level,’ the administration will be in the hands of officials from the local village-level organizations of the government or party.

The new system of cadre-supervised monasteries is the result of a research project initiated in 2008 by the United Front Work Department, the agency of the CCP in charge of religion and nationality issues. The research was initiated as an ’emergency response project’ by a team of experts in Beijing following widespread unrest in Tibetan areas in 2008, according to an August 26, 2011 article by Gong Xuezeng, a professor at China’s Central Party School.

In November 2011, the authorities began establishing the ‘Management Committees’ in the 1,787 monasteries that are allowed to operate in the TAR. The stated objectives of the new management scheme are:

‘to promote lasting political stability in the TAR and other Tibetan areas,’
to ‘establish harmonious monasteries,’ and

to ensure that ‘monks and nuns have the freedom to perform their religious rituals.’

However, according to Gong’s article, the temples will have to ‘rectify their religious style,’ though the meaning of this is unclear.

The rationale for the new system is explained in official documents as ‘enhancing social management’ in temples. This is seen as developing an underlying objective established in 1994 which aimed to ‘adapt Tibetan Buddhism to socialism.’ The new theory argues that since monks are members of society as well as monks, their institutions should be run by social forces, meaning party and government organizations. As a result, in the new system, besides the party cadres stationed within monasteries, numerous local government offices at each level will have day-to-day responsibility for directly managing different aspects of Tibetan monastic life. Twenty-four government organs, including the offices of public security, foreign affairs, and justice, are listed in regulations issued in Aba (Ngaba in Tibetan) prefecture in 2009 as involved in managing local monasteries.”

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Voilà !

Ogyen Trinley Dorje actually agreed to this last year when he recognized Traleg Rinpoche’s reincarnation.

Courage !

Bill

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Proof Ogyen Trinley Dorje lied about being transparent

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This is Ogyen Trinley Dorje being transparent.

Gyuto Foundation Inc, 501c3 nonprofit organization information

This is Ogyen Trinley Dorje not being transparent.

Kagyu Monlom LTD, The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism

Voilà !

So much for Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s 2011 claim of being transparent after being caught hiding foreign currency from the Indian government.

Courage !

Bill

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Is Ogyen Trinley Dorje with or against us?

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This year the Panama Papers caught Ogyen Trinley Dorje using the very same law firm as members of the Chinese Communist Party to hide Chinese funds from us.

“All our dealings across the world are honest and completely transparent-anything else would be contrary to the Buddhist principals that we live by.”

kagyuoffice.com

Violà !

It’s time for Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s relationship with the Chinese to be more of a thing for us in the West moving forward.

Courage !

Bill


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What really happened to HHK16’s prediction letter died with his Labrang in 1982

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On December 21, 1981 HK16’s prediction letter was nowhere to be found according to his Labrang, Damchoe Yongdu.

“A general Karma Kagyu meeting was held in Rumtek at the request of Mr. Dhamchoe Yongdu, the General Secretary to the 16th Karmapa. He requested Shamar Rinpoche, Tai Situ Rinpoche, Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, and Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche to form a council of regents to take joint responsibility for the spiritual affairs of the Karma Kagyu lineage. He also asked them to locate Karmapa’s instructions concerning his next rebirth…”

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Voilà !

Damchoe Yongdu died in 1982.

What happened to the letter?

Courage !

Bill

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In 1981 Situ, the original “Rolex” Rinpoche, was best known for his sense of entitlement

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As a founding member of KTC Chicago in 1981 y me I was an attendant for the 16th Karmapa’s household, Situ, Shamar, et al, at Zion, Illinois, their first encounter with having to fend for themselves as young adults.

“In 1981 His Holiness was diagnosed with terminal cancer at a hospital in Hong Kong. The monks at Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim immediately began preparations to care for His Holiness in the final months of his life. To their dismay his Holiness announced that instead he would be traveling to the heartland of America to be cared for at the American International Hospital in Zion, Illinois. Within a short time the entire Kagyü lineage was transplanted to this small town fifty miles north of Chicago.
The Ven. Tai Situ Rinpoche, Ven. Sharmar Rinpoche, and Ven. Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, along with attendants and cooks all took apartments in Zion close to the hospital. Striking was the fact that all of these apartments looked out over the panorama of the tree line and the forbidding towers of the Zion Nuclear Power Station. An incredible array of master teachers such as the Vidyadhara also traveled to Zion to visit with His Holiness, express their love, and explore this daring break with tradition.”

shambhalatimes.com

Voilà !

When the United Front Work Department of the Chinese Communist Party reached out to the Karma Kagyu sect it wasn’t to the members of the 16th Karmapa’s household.

It was Khenchen Thrangu, Akong and Khenpo Karthar Rinpoches, representatives of the Karma Kagyu status quo disillusioned with the West, that the United Front Work Department of the Chinese Communist Party turned against us after the 16th Karmapa passed into Parinirvana in 1981.

Courage !

Bill

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Je me souviens ! Gampopa “it is not enough for your mind to be still…” 



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In 2016 we can say without fear of contradiction that this dharma is lost on today’s Chinese followers of Ogyen Trinley Dorje.

Nobody can argue otherwise.

Especially if the Chinese Communist Party is a thing for you.

“Exert yourself in meditation practice. Do not regard the way in which experience and realization occur to be enough. Beyond
this, it is not enough for your mind to be still; you must practice seeing its essence. It is not enough to only see its essence; you must practice to attain realization. It is not enough to attain realization; you must practice to turn from attachment. It is not enough to only turn away from attachment; you must practice to free your conceptual mind in dharmata and attain buddhahood in the exhaustion of phenomena and concepts.”

Gampopa

The single sufficient path

Translation from Eric Pema Kunsang

Perfect Clarity

Page 30

Voilà !

It goes without saying that crazy wisdom has no meaning to people whom lack the freedom to question the status quo of the appearance of things as we are free to do so in the West.

The 16th Karmapa, Rangjung Rikpe Dorje, got this about us.

And taught us accordingly.

What has changed since 1981?

The United Front Work Department of the Chinese Communist Party turned Khenchen Thrangu, Akong and Khenpo Karthar Rinpoches.

Courage !

Bill

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Connecting the dots: HHDL, Panchen Lama, HHK17 and the future of Tibet 

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Is there a difference between China’s Karmapa and its Panchen Lama in terms of the Chinese Communist Party’s plans for Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism in the 21st century?

Ogyen Trinley Dorje and Gyaltsen Norbu are two peas from the same pod in this regard.

“Gyaltsen Norbu’s claims closely echo statements made by members of the Communist Party leadership in Tibet, who have repeatedly urged monks and nuns to demonstrate the virtues of unity, harmony and loyalty to China in their activities. Gyaltsen Norbu’s increased presence in Tibet through high-profile, carefully-arranged appearances also indicates that Beijing is continuing to promote its Panchen Lama to Tibetans, with the aim of him taking on a greater role in Tibet’s religious affairs in the future.”

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HHDL recently compared China to the EU when speaking of Tibet’s future.

“The Dalai Lama has praised the European Union for preserving national cultures while pursuing collective goals, suggesting it could be a model for Tibet within China.”

AP

Voilà !

In 1981 when this process began after the passing of the 16th Karmapa this was unthinkable.

But it is without question happening today.

For thirty five years it has all been happening right under our noses.

Courage !

Bill

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How Ogyen Trinley Dorje and members of the Chinese Communist Party came to use the same law firm to hide their money

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That members of the Chinese Communist Party and Ogyen Trinley Dorje, as documented in the Panama Papers, use the same law firm to hide what appears to be their financial relationship is no coincidence.

“Although the official patriotic Buddhist Association of China (BAC) was established in 1953, it has been since Deng Xiaoping came to power in 1981, that religion has played an official role in the construction of the new China. The aim was to mobilise all forces in the building of a modern socialist state and to serve Chinese interests abroad. Religious groups were required not only to show unswerving loyalty to the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the government, but also to be self-financing. This last point is important inasmuch as the allocation of these funds remains today under the control of State and Party, including a proportion that is difficult to calculate and that comes to them as their right and lawful dues.

Jiang Zemin endorsed this policy at the 14th CPC National Congress in 1992. He even went as far as making ‘spiritual civilization’ a feature of ‘socialism with Chinese characteristics’. This action was used not only to justify the value of ‘harmony’ as the basis of Chinese public order and a sign of allegiance to the CPC, but also to project a softer image of China to the outside world.”

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Voilà !

Thus we can say without fear of contradiction that when the 16th Karmapa died in 1981 The Chinese Communist Party had a plan in place for the Karma Kagyu sect and it’s 1992 recognition of his successor.

Courage !

Bill

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Panama Papers link Ogyen Trinley Dorje and Chinese Communist Party elite

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Connect what has been submitted for your consideration vis à vis the relationship between the Karma Kagyu sect and the Chinese Communist Party dating back to 1983 with something that only recently became a thing for us this year, the naming of Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s Kagyu Monlam LTD in the infamous Panama Papers scandal.

“The papers point also to China, suggesting that family members of eight current or former senior Communist Party leaders have offshore companies set up by the document aggregator, Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca. The brother-in-law of Chinese President Xi Jinping is among those named. The legal and financial records emerge as China tries to stop corruption. With that irony closing in, the criticism-wary country ruled by a single party has responded as it usually does to slaps from offshore: angry rejection.”

forbes.com

Voilà !

Both Ogyen Trinley Dorje and the family members of eight current or former senior members of the Chinese Communist Party use the same lawyer to hide money offshore.

It appears we have our smoking gun.

1983 to 2016.

China’s “safe” short Karma Kagyu lineage.

Courage !

Bill

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The failure of Khenchen Thrangu, Akong , Khenpo Karthar Rinpoches and their Karma Kagyu lineage in the West

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In 1999 after the Chinese Communist Party allowed Ogyen Trinley Dorje to “escape” Tibet Akong Rinpoche doubled down on its “safe” short Karma Kagyu lineage as represented by Situ Rinpoche, then head of the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

Despite their years of collaborating with the Chinese Communist Party to make “Tibet great again” the “do as you are told as you have been told to do it” dharma of Khenchen Thrangu, Akong and Khenpo Karthar Rinpoches, simply didn’t work for us as dharma practitioners.

“You are the most lucky people in the whole world. The Tai Situpa has become the main lineage-holder for our Karma Kamtsang tradition and is our greatest living guru, the highest holder of Mahamudra. There is no one better to receive these precious transmissions from. I myself would love to receive these teachings from him but circumstances do not allow. You are all far more fortunate than I am. Not just that… the whole reason that the Gyalwa Karmapa escaped from Tibet to India and risked everything was for one purpose, one reason only, and that was to receive this Mahamudra transmission from his guru, the Tai Situpa. You will have the opportunity to receive the same thing as the Karmapa does, the deepest treasure of our lineage. You should really appreciate this and do everything you possibly can to learn these teachings properly and to practice them as he tells you.”

Akong Rinpoche

akong.eu

Voilà !

From 1983 to 1999 Khenchen Thrangu, Akong and Khenpo Karthar Rinpoches tried their best to bully us into renouncing Rangjung Rikpe Dorje’s Karma Kagyu “Crazy Wisdom” lineage, our “When the swan came to the lake moment”, the period between 1970 and 1983, but alas, but when it was all said and done they had failed miserably with us, and they turned on us, as the Karma Kagyu sect has done ever since, blaming us for the failure of China’s “safe” short Karma Kagyu lineage which none of wish to practice today despite their best efforts to convince us otherwise.

It was no different for Khenpo Karthar at KTD.

Their teacher Khenchen Thrangu had failed them.

And they blamed us as the Karma Kagyu sect of Situ Rinpoches successor Ogyen Trinley Dorje has been doing ever since.

Courage !

Bill

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